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Cast of Hit CBS show The Big Bang TheoryCBS

The Big Bang Theory season eight premiere episode united the whole gang. Sheldon returned back to Pasadena, Penny got a new job, and Dr Cooper is a professor now with Howard as his only student in the class.

The third episode is titled The First Pitch Insufficiency, and will focus on Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and his attempt to throw a baseball before he humiliates himself in front of 30,000 people.

The official synopsis reads:

Howard becomes nervous after Nasa asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong after he says that he and Amy are a 'superior couple'.

Watch a short promo here:

Here are a few promotional pictures released by CBS

The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 3
Wolowitz is nervous after Nasa asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels gameCBS
The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 3
Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) Dons the Angels jerseyCBS
The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 3
Amy (Mayim Bialik) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) in a still from The Big Bang Theory Season 8CBS
The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 3
Howard and Bernadette in a still from The Big Bang Theory Season 8CBS

Will Howard humiliate himself? Will Leonard and Penny prove that Sheldon-Amy are not a superior couple? Watch The Big Bang Theory Season eight episode three this Monday, 29 September on CBS.